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A dessert is something you eat after dinner.

A desert is a hot place with a lot of sand. Desert can also be used as a verb meaning “to abandon” or a noun to describe something that is deserved.

Example: After the soldiers decided to desert, they dreamed of ice-cream desserts during their crossing of the hot desert. Eventually they ran out of water and got their just deserts.

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